Opportunities in the Upfront Portfolio


Project Manager



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

About Density

Density’s mission is to measure and improve our footprint on the world.

We help companies understand how their workplaces are used. At Density, we build one of the most advanced people sensing systems in the world. Density can tell you how many people are in any room in near real-time, with very high degrees of accuracy and without invading privacy.

We translate that data into actionable, opinionated insights that help companies increase the financial and experiential performance of any workplace. Today, we work with companies ranging from Fortune 1000 to high growth such as Uber, Pinterest, Shopify and Okta, occupying more than a billion square feet worldwide.

The result: lower emissions, less waste, better access, safer buildings and better designed cities. It is a long term pursuit and one we could use your help achieving.

Our product is being deployed globally by companies of all industries and sizes. What these customers have in common is space. Collectively they own, operate, and occupy billions of square feet of corporate real estate. As our customers and partners have found success with Density, their deployments, user volume, and support needs are growing.

As implementations have dramatically increased in scale and complexity, so has the need for sophisticated Program and Project Management to make sure we implement on time, on budget, and ultimately accelerate time to value for customers.

That’s where you come in.

The Opportunity:

As a Professional Services Senior Project Manager, you’ll own the success of our implementations across dozens of accounts. You’ll partner with our customers, installation partners, and internal teams to set the schedule and pace for installation and deployment activities. You’ll manage expectations and risks, provide visibility into project progress, organize work, and focus the team on what needs to be accomplished.

In this role you will:

  • Lead cross-functional teams to develop and execute on project plans for our largest customers, ensuring that all stakeholders are aligned and engaged.Act as a trusted advisor to our customers and partners on Density’s implementation methodology and implementation best practices
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, budgets, and resource allocation plans.
  • Drive and report on project progress to stakeholders, ensuring that key milestones and deadlines are met.
  • Manage risks and issues, and proactively identify and mitigate potential roadblocks.
  • Collaborate with other project managers and stakeholders to identify dependencies and ensure alignment across multiple projects and programs.
  • Drive continuous improvement by identifying process inefficiencies and recommending and implementing improvements.
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to identify and prioritize program initiatives that align with the company's strategic goals.
  • Develop program plans that articulate goals, milestones, deliverables, and metrics, and manage the execution of these plans.
  • Establish governance structures and facilitate regular program reviews with executive sponsors and key stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with cross-functional teams and stakeholders, influencing decision-making and ensuring alignment across the organization.
  • Negotiate with third-party service providers to make sure they are delivering exceptional outcomes within the agreed upon budget
  • Responsible for your team’s project budgets and forecasts, ensuring financial and utilization goals are met
  • Responsible for project economics, building and overseeing a project’s P&L to ensure projects completed on time and within budget.
  • Ensure project documentation is complete, accurate, and up-to-dateLead and mentor project team members, ensuring they have the support and guidance needed to deliver successful projects.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 7 years of experience in project management, with a focus on cross-functional programs.
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies, tools, and techniques.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership skills, with a track record of building and leading high-performing teams.
  • Ability to influence and persuade stakeholders, including executives, to achieve project goals.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • An ability to be flexible, creative, and resourceful as you navigate challenges internally and externally.
  • Experience in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) services sector is desirable, but not required.
  • Experience at an enterprise software company or startup is desirable, but not required.

We offer:

  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, mental and reproductive health, 401K, equity, Flex Fridays, Remote Friendly, unlimited and mandatory PTO and more.
  • A company full of fun, smart, talented and legitimately kind teammates. Our culture powers everything we do and we work hard to nurture it by bringing on the right humans.
  • A team hailing from innovators like Apple, LinkedIn, Stripe, Meraki, Flexport, WeWork, NASA & beyond.
  • $227M raised from investors including Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund and Upfront Ventures.
  • The chance to change the built world as we know it.
  • You can read more about our values here.

Density provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Job Compensation Range:

Salary Range: $125,000 - $155,000

Preferred Primary Location: San Francisco, CA or Seattle, WA

An important note on salary:

The annual pay range for this position is based on the preferred primary location of the role which is listed above. If you are applying to this role at a location that is not the preferred primary location, please keep in mind the salary range will vary and may fall outside of what is listed. Only in truly rare and exceptional circumstances, where an external candidate has experience, credentials or expertise that far exceed those required or expected for the position, would the Density consider paying a salary or rate near the higher end of the range. Equity may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, depending on the position offered.